The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce’s monthly coffee at Bridge City Bank recognized Business, Employee and Students of the month.

Student of the Month for Bridge City is Hostin May, son of Alta Frazier, Sean Elmore and Hoss May. He is ranked 11th out of 160 students. 

Awards and honors for May have been Cheer and Band Beau and a National Honors Society member. He was also listed in “Who’s Who Among High School Students.” Clubs and organizations include Flag Runner, band president, student council, president NHS; and golf team member.

Hostin performed community service with the Diocesan youth board and is a St. Henry Catholic Church CYO Member.
He plans to attend Lamar University to pursue an education in the medical field.

Student of the Month for Orangefield is Michelle Van Pelt, daughter of Deena and Robert Van Pelt. She is ranked 34 out of 122 students.

Clubs and organizations Michelle has been involved include FFA since seventh grade, One Act Play, Student Council, NHS, BADD and band. 

Awards and honors are First Divisionat Solo and Ensemble and various FFA awards.

Michelle has completed community service with Relay for Life, assistant coach for “upwards” basketball teams serving with FFA groups during Ike clean up.

Michelle plans to attend the Art Institute of Houston and pursue a bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design, with a minor in photography.

Recognized as Business of the Month was Tequila’s Mexican restaurant; and  Employee of the Month was Mary Stanton with Exxpress Mart.